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January 23rd, 2013
Kane certainly is living up to its label as the "icebox of Pennsylvania."
Daytime temperatures over the past few days have not made it out of the single digits, according to the National Weather Service in State College.
JOHNSONBURG - A Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint was in Magisterial District Court on Wednesday where he waived his preliminary hearing on felony charges stemming from the Jan. 8 incident.
Kane track and field coach Jim Sirianni announced that Sam Cummings Jr. recently donated a race timer to the Wolvesâ track and field program.
The Community Blood Bank collects blood on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at the Kane Area Community Center. The next blood collection at the center is Tuesday, March 26 from noon to 5 p.m. The Community Blood Bank will hold a collection Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kane Community Hospital. Donors are welcome and needed due to the critical shortage of blood, especially "O" negative, a Blood Bank spokesman said. The Blood Bank supplies blood to area hospitals, including Kane Community Hospital.
A fire Monday evening caused extensive damage at a two-story house in Kane. Tim Holt, chief of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, estimated damage at $65,000 to the house and contents. No injuries were reported.
The Kane Borough Sewer Authority is preparing to take "the next step" to sell sewer water to drillers for area Marcellus Shale natural gas wells.
JAMES CITY â A âsource waterâ protection plan may be developed for Highland Township in Elk County.
ST. MARYS â The St. Marys City Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a female juvenile who claimed to be the victim of a kidnapping attempt outside St. Marys Area High School on Wednesday night.
A "Welcome To Kane" sign-- similar to the one shown in this photo-- has been stolen from a site along Route 321 north of Kane. The Kane Borough Police Department is asking persons with information to contact police. The hand-carved sign is valued at $2,500. The Kane Chamber of Commerce installed the signs along highway entrances to the borough.
The Kane Borough Council earlier this week voted 7-0 to adopt a resolution that supports an "initiative' to make Route 6 a "scenic byway."
Council President Howard Kane joined with Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Harold Hallberg, John Gentilman, Dennis Drost and Bill Tunall to endorse the resolution.